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Niagara County population 2010: 216,469

by jmaloni
Thu, Mar 24th 2011 03:00 pm

County population drops slightly over decade

The population of Niagara County is 216,469.

That number is the official 2010 count per the U.S. Census Bureau.  It represents a 1.5 percent decrease from 2000's population of 219,844.

During the 2000s, two communities in Niagara County saw the largest swings in population: Niagara Falls, which shed 5,468 people, dropping 9.8 percent, and the town of Wheatfield, which saw its population jump by 28.6 percent, or 4,031 people.

The population figures for Niagara County, broken out by municipality, follow:

                                     2000 Pop.       2010 Pop.         Change                  Pct Change

Niagara County     219,844            216,469             -3,375                       -1.5

Cambria town              5,391                        5,839                +448                        +8.3

Hartland town             4,163                        4,117                   -46                           -1.1

Lewiston town            16,240                    16,262                  +22                          +0.1

Lockport city              22,279                     21,165                   -1,114                       -5.0

Lockport town           19,655                      20,529                  +874                       +4.4

Newfane town            9,657                        9,666                      +9                         +0.1

Niagara town             8,910                        8,378                     -532                        -6.0

Niagara Falls city      55,661                      50,193                   -5,468                     -9.8

North Tonawanda    33,262                      31,568                   -1,694                      -5.1

Pendleton town          6,050                        6,397                    +347                       +5.7

Porter town                6,920                         6,771                      -149                        -2.2

Royalton town            7,710                        7,660                       -50                         -0.6

Somerset town          2,865                        2,662                        -203                       -7.1

Tona. Reservation         0                              0                              0                              N/A

Tuscarora Nation Res. 1,155                    1,152                          -3                             -0.3

Wheatfield town      14,086                      18,117                      +4,031                      +28.6

Wilson town               5,840                       5,993                       +153                         +2.6

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